Lidl Re-opens Modernised Store In Castleisland

At the official reopening of Lidl’s new and improved store in Castleisland on Thursday are store manager, Michael Slemon and Sarah Houlihan, Kerry LGFA Captain – who performed the ceremonial tape cutting.

Castleisland and its neighbouring parishes rekindled their love affair with the kind of shopping epitomised by the ‘Lidl experience’ on the very  appropriate occasion of St. Valentines Day.

And it was a day long affair from the moment the refurbished store reopened all the way to closing time at 10pm last  night.

Kerry ladies football captain Sarah Houlihan, was on hand to officially reopen Lidl’s new and improved store on Castleisland’s Tralee Road  and thereby strengthen the link between the supermarket giant and ladies Gaelic Football locally.

Flexible Shopping

The refurbished store boasts a new spacious interior layout offering Lidl customers an enhanced shopping experience, with the same great value.

The store is open from 8am to 10pm Monday to Saturday and 9am to 9pm on Sundays, offering customers a flexible shopping hours to suit their needs.
A Lidl to Go coffee machine and a larger fresh bakery area offers customers an extended range of delicious, freshly baked goods. Improved facilities for store employees include a larger canteen and welfare area and shower facilities.
Modernised Look

“We are delighted to reopen our refurbished store in Castleisland with a modernised look, offering our loyal customers an improved and superior shopping experience,” said Manager, Michael Slemon.

“We would like to thank our customers for their patience over the past few months and all our colleagues for their hard work and commitment. We are also honoured to have Kerry ladies football captain Sarah Houlihan, join us to open the new store,” said Mr. Slemon.
Charity Donations
To celebrate the opening, Lidl welcomed representatives from Talbot Grove to collect a donation of €500. Talbot Grove is a residential addiction treatment facility in Castleisland which offers a range of programmes for those in addiction, and for family members.
Lidl also welcomed representatives from the local St Vincent de Paul centre to also collect a donation of €500 for its continuous hard work in the area.
Irish Suppliers
Lidl is committed to working with its growing number of over 200 Irish suppliers to bring the best of fresh, local produce to its network of 159 stores throughout the Republic of Ireland.

Lidl invests 700 million per annum in sourcing Irish goods and services.
For further information on Lidl, its products, opening hours and any career opportunities please visit

Photography by: Pauline Dennigan 086 345 4620

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